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PK-8|Private
152 students
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School leader:  Jessi Christiansen
115 Laurel Brook Rd
Middlefield, CT 06455

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(860) 347-7235
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"IDS is best known for its engaging academics and nurturing environment."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), World languages, Music, Performing arts...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    Latin, Spanish
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27 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · April 25, 2014
The Independent Day School is fantastic!! The teachers are amazing and takes the necessary time to get the kids in a safe, learning environment. My child enjoys her time at IDS and has personally developed significantly while her time at IDS.... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 11, 2014
Our son had lost his enthusiasm for school in the public school setting. We moved him to IDS in 5th grade and have been glad ever since. The classwork is hands-on, project-based, and encourages high-level thinking. The teachers provide a... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 06, 2013
The Independent Day School is an amazing school. I have three children who have attended IDS and I cannot say enough good things about IDS. It is a community where students, teachers, staff and parents work together to provide the very best... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 30, 2013
IDS is a small gem of a school with a big emphasis on "whole-child" education. Though private, the school cultivates a down to earth, inclusive atmosphere, in which kids are encouraged to take care of themselves, their friends, and their... more

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About this school

Located on a rural campus in Middlefield, The Independent Day School is a private pre-school, elementary and middle school, serving families from over 20 communities. Challenging academics, enriching programs in fine and performing arts combine traditional instruction with hands on learning in a nurturing environment. We encourage our students to develop a sense of curiosity, to display empathy and respect for one another and to be fearless in their learning. 1:6 teacher/student ratio.

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Last modified: October 30, 2014
Last modified The Independent Day School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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